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Recipe for a simple and tasty honey cake

Recipe for a simple and tasty honey cake

Scroll down for the recipe for my simple and tasty honey cake. Years ago I used to have a cafe on the weekends at a local environmental centre. I would make all of my cakes, jams, chutneys and more during the week. One winner was […]

Recipe: Cretan Orange Ice Cream

Recipe: Cretan Orange Ice Cream

Scroll down for my recipe for home made Cretan Orange Ice Cream. On a recent visit to Crete I was lulled by the vastness of the orange groves which seemed to be around every corner. If there weren’t orange groves then there were lemon groves. […]

Nevis: History and a Heritage Trail

Nevis: History and a Heritage Trail

Nevis has a rich history for such a small island and a Heritage Trail. I love the Caribbean islands and each year I am trying to visit one or two new ones.  This year we flew from Grenada via St Kitts taking the short water […]

Recipe: Orange and Chilli Dipping Sauce

Recipe: Orange and Chilli Dipping Sauce

On a recent trip to Crete, at The Botanical Park and Gardens, my fellow blogger Nayna and I were served some of the food we had made at a cooking class earlier. As a garnish on the Maratho Pita (Fennel Pie) was an orange and […]

Crete: Welcome to Crete

Crete: Welcome to Crete

As the wheels of our Norwegian Airline plane touched down on the Greek island of Crete I was so excited to finally be on Greek soil. I was travelling with fellow blogger Nayna of Simply Sensational Food and we were looking forward to getting to […]

St Albans: Bill’s Restaurant Opens a Secret Garden

St Albans: Bill’s Restaurant Opens a Secret Garden

Bill’s Restaurant in St Albans had a complete makeover at the beginning of this year (2018) and Mr R and I attended the re-launch and a few days later reviewed their new menu (read the review by clicking here).  Last week they unveiled their Secret […]

Somerset: The Retreat – Resetting My Creativity

Somerset: The Retreat – Resetting My Creativity

As part of my blogging journey I sometimes have the opportunity to attend events designed to improve my knowledge of the process of blogging. Occasionally, such as a recent weekend, the venue requires a stay away from home for one night or two. FleaEnterprises put on […]

April is Italian Month at Marks and Spencer

April is Italian Month at Marks and Spencer

April is Italian month at M&S. I have to say that Italian is my favourite cuisine to re-create at home for Mr R and in fact anyone visiting. In M&S stores this month there will be an emphasis on all their products made in Italy […]

Giveaway: Two Beautiful Tins Filled with Chocolate and Love’s Mini Bars.

Giveaway: Two Beautiful Tins Filled with Chocolate and Love’s Mini Bars.

Do you want to win two beautiful tins filled with Chocolate and Love’s Mini Bars? I am very much in favour of good, unadulterated chocolate. Chocolate that melts in your mouth with your eyes closed and your thoughts drifting away to cocoa plantations in far […]

Grenada: like coming home!

Grenada: like coming home!

Visiting Grenada makes me feel like I am coming home! The country of Grenada is a small island but crammed full of experiences, food, spices and amazing places to stay.  This year will be my 4th visit to the island. We will be staying in […]

A Modern Indian Vegan Supperclub with Chef Saurav Nath

A Modern Indian Vegan Supperclub with Chef Saurav Nath

I recently attended a Modern Indian Vegan Supperclub with Chef Saurav Nath. I am very interested in the current supperclub trend.  Another thing very much in the forefront of modern eating is the move to vegan eating. Put together Chef Saurav’s passionate cooking and veganism […]

Recipe: Italian Ragu Sauce with Cirio Tomatoes

Recipe: Italian Ragu Sauce with Cirio Tomatoes

In Italy the most popular meat sauce is a ragu which is a slow cooked meat sauce usually beef but sometimes with pork as well. Scroll below for a delicious Italian Ragu Sauce with Cirio Tomatoes. I had never heard of Spaghetti Bolognaise before moving […]

Grenada: Recipe for Crayfish Bay Chocolate Cake

Grenada: Recipe for Crayfish Bay Chocolate Cake

Scroll down for a unique recipe from Crayfish Bay Organic Cocoa Farm for their chocolate cake. The first time I visited Crayfish Bay Organic Cocoa Farm on the north western side of the the island of Grenada I absolutely fell in love with it. I […]

An Easy Guide to Making Preserved Lemons

An Easy Guide to Making Preserved Lemons

Easy-peasy guide to making preserved lemons at home. Scroll down for the recipe to make these easy preserved lemons at home. For the longest time I have wanted to make preserved lemons. Somehow I thought it would be messy and time consuming.  It was actually […]

Restaurant Review: Bill’s Restaurant St Albans New Menu

Restaurant Review: Bill’s Restaurant St Albans New Menu

Bill’s Restaurant in St Albans New Menu and Re-design Bill’s restaurant in St Albans is one of their select sites that have recently undergone a refurbishment and new menu launch.  Mr R and I live in St Albans which made a nice change for us […]

Insomnia – Ten Top Tips for a Better Sleep

Insomnia – Ten Top Tips for a Better Sleep

Insomnia – my ten top tips for a good night’s sleep. Insomnia or sleeplessness is described as any or all of the following:- difficulty falling asleep, waking up often in the night, trouble getting back to sleep and not sleeping long enough to feel refreshed. […]